U.S. Headed For 'Fiscal Cliff'

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U.S. Headed For 'Fiscal Cliff'

According to the Congressional Budget Office, if Republicans and Democrats don't resolve their budget stalemate by year’s end, they may push the nation over a "fiscal cliff," with automatic spending cuts and tax increases causing a new recession and 2 million job losses in 2013. What do you think?

  • “Okay, that doesn’t sound good. How much do we have in savings?"

    Patti Tostado Butcher
  • “I’d be more interested in this issue if you told me one specific party to blame.”

    Donald Borchers Ammonia Still Operator
  • “Wow, really? Just like Nostradamus predicted.”

    Curtis Garsha Unemployed


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